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in the north bay. news chopper 2 is over a citibank. this bank was robbed before 5:00 p.m. tonight. on third street, not far from highway 101. officers are inside searching it as well as the surrounding area. witnesses say the robber ran away with cash. a school was locked down after reports the suspect ran into a creek near a school. the students have been allowed to leave the building. we are stilling in contact with police and we will update you on new information. >>> police are investigating a shooting that left a 26-year- old man dead. it happened around 10:30 a.m. this morning. southgate elementary school and martin luther elementary school were both on lock down. the victim has been identified who was visiting from arkansas. police say no arrests have been made. >>> police say it appear as grandmother was struck and killed by a stray bullet. she was walking home from a store just before 7:00 p.m. last night when she was hot and killed. a clerk says she heard the gun shots and then people ran for cover. >> i thought they were trying to kill him. i thought they were going to shoot ever
in a operation they have been working on for weeks. rob is there now where the man who runs that grow operation says police have it all wrong, rob? >> frank, behind this gate is a warehouse and police say inside that warehouse was a marijuana growing operation. now about 20 officers from oakland's crime reduction unit this morning raided the warehouse on edge water drive near oakland airport. they bagged marijuana plants they is a produced 20 to 30 pounds of pot a month or 700 plants. police also recovered approximately $40,000 in cash and 2 starter pistols. police arrested two men, one of them 63 years old. late this afternoon, a long time marijuana activist came by. he says he is the one running the operation. and he says they shut off the power and he went inside and saw the stems of the plant had been cut. he was trying to do the right thing and thought he has the right permits to run an operation for medical marijuana but police say he did not have the right permits in place. now that man says he plans on failing out the two men that have been arrested and he plans to call his lawyer. repo
. ktvu's rob roth has been on this story since it began. >> reporter: police now believe he first killed his mother then drove to the school in her car. authoritys are trying to find a motive for the massacre here at sandy hook elementary school in newtown community. among the dead is who police say is the gunman. they believe he killed his mother at their home before going on the rampage at sandy hook where his mother was a teacher. >> there is a related scene that we found as we were continuing the investigation. and specifically investigating the shooting. >> reporter: lance's brother reported that he suffered of a personality of a disorder, saying some what autistic. >> can you wrap your head around that? >> no i cannot. i don't know who would do anything like this. >> so your general sense is what? >> this is unspeakable. i first heard about it, i'm still in shock. i want to go. >> reporter: police in connecticut plan to hold their next briefing early tomorrow morning. where they say they may have more information on adam lanza. reporting from the newsroom, rob roth. >>> it all bega
concern over the issue of mental health. ktvu's rob roth is live where one organization is working hard to help young people suffering from mental illness. >> some parents are voicing concerns to protect their children from the world and protect the world from their child. >> reporter: she is a psychologist who works with teens and young adults with mental health. she says an early warning sign is isolation. >> struggling with depression or schizophrenia or a lot of anxiety. it gets in the way so this program is set up to help those individuals. >> reporter: the number of people suffering from mental health who become mass murderers is microscopic. a blog talks of her fears raising her 13-year-old son. she writes i live with a son mentally ill, i love my son but he terrifies me. they provide a host of different programs. >> if you have a young person and you are struggling with identity, depression or just worthlessness, really terrible ways to feel about yourself, to be ignored because people don't know what to do so they ignore you is one of the worst things you can do. >> reporter: e
down brought a neighborhood to a stand still has been lifted. ktvu's rob roth joins us live with what it was like inside that preschool and if police found who they were looking for. >> reporter: police searched this neighborhood for most of the day but didn't find the man they were looking for. earler i with all the -- earlier with all the police activity a preschool went into lock down. >> reporter: while police searched this neighborhood for a burglar, authorities called a preschool and ordered them to go on cold blue lock down. >> keep the kids inside. we don't feel that they are in danger. >> reporter: they have 60 children. >> we brought our children in and we asked them to sit on the floor away from windows and we had the doors locked and the lights out because we didn't know what the situation. >> reporter: the lock down happened close to nap time, when it was lifted parents came to pick up their children. >> you just know that your kid is safe in the school, locked in but it is hard because you want to hold them and hug them and you meant to know that -- you want to know that
. >> christmas is now just four days away. rob roth is live in san francisco where he talked with two charities trying to make this holiday a little brighter for those in need. >> reporter: we're inside glide church. we think we just found santa's secret stash. there are more than 8000 toys here sorted out depending on age and boy or girl. volunteers are expecting to give out these toys beginning tomorrow morning. volunteers unloaded the toys by the truckload earlier this afternoon. they will go to needy children who otherwise night not get any presents for christmas. they have come by a massive toy drive that appears to have been very successful. >> we have more bags than we've ever had. we expect we will see a greater number of people tomorrow. >> reporter: this afternoon boys and girls sat on santa's lap and received toys courtesy of mother browns dining room. there were enough toys for 2000 children. the same number given out last year. if you're thinking these are very happy children today, you would be right. >> i got a mars robot. >> what do you think? >> i like it. >> what are you going
back in february. that's when a pair of toll takers were robbed at gunpoint. there were several more reported armed robberies at the bridge in october and december of last year. >>> san francisco police this afternoon showed us some of the 900 electronic devices that they have confiscated after busting an auto burglary ring. police say the gadgets are worth about a half million dollars in all. look at this. they include more than 75 laptop, a hundred cell phones along with ipads and watches. police say car burglaries are up 16% this year in the city. >> be careful what you leave in plain view in your vehicles and obviously there is a secondary market for electronic devices or they wouldn't be taken in the numbers that they have been. >> investigators have arrested two 24-year-old brothers, victor and henry gam bow with an and 23-year-old an na. they are facing several charges now, including receiving stolen property. >>> the rain is tapering aufshgs but there is a lot of storm damage left behind. ktvu's mike is live now in marin county with the dangerous impact this latest wave of we
suspected of robbing a jewelry store. police say after threatening the store worker he stole more than $140,000 in jewelry then took off with another man who was waiting in a car. but police caught up with both of them about a mile away. >> the vehicle came to a stop at calrogan peterman where the vehicle stopped by its own with several units behind him. the driver was detained inside the vehicle. >>> the mall is increasing its security now. both men are facing charges of robbery and fleeing from police. >>> san francisco police say they arrested five people today in connection with a homicide case involving a man and woman found bound and gagged on a residential street. the victims were discovered on brussel street in the visitation valley neighborhood on sunday night. the man identified today as 26- year-old steven reed died at the hospital. the woman in her late teens is expected to survive. police tell us they are still investigating. >> it was established there was an extensive relationship between the victim and suspects in this case. >> 31-year-old maelene lintz and montrail brackens
firefighters in contra costa county join a heated debate involving the closure of four fire stations. rob rosts is here with when a final decision could be made. >> this fire station on shell avenue in martinez is one of four stations in the county marked for closure. in a meeting that just wrapped up, the contra costa county board boar put off making a final vote. >> fire fires throughout the county came in on their day off to see if the contra costa county board of supervisors would vote to close four fire stations. people urged the board to spare the stations in their communities including this fire station situated blocks from the shell refinery. >> it's the first line of defense for us against the many mishaps that could happen. >> in addition to the station in martinez, the others earmarked for closure are in walnut creek on hawthorne driver, loafer, and clayton on center avenue. >> this will leave clayton with absolutely no fire stations in our city. >> the stations were marked by contra costa county fire officials to save $10 mall year. officials warn that if a park tax measure failed l
help identifying a man suspected of robbing a u.s. bank around noon today. police say he didn't show a weapon. a silver sedan was seen speeding southbound, but police are not sure if that vehicle is connected. >> the city of san jose took a step toward convert ago former land fill into a sports complex. san jose bought that land in 1973 and operated it as a land fill until it closed in 1978. today the city entered into a preliminary agreement to see if the property can be used for ball fields and retail. funding would come from a special tax for parks projects. >> after weeks of controversy the fate after mr. posed dog park is expected to be decided tonight. the debate behind the park. >> reporter: for 12 years dog owners have been pushing for a dog park area. before it the council once again. the sign says it all. no dogs allowed. in fact, if you have a four legged furry friend the law states dogs are not allows off leash anywhere near the lake. tonight that could all change. oakland city council members decide if an area will be put up in this area for dogs to play. >> i've been wa
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